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  • Women Architects and Modernism in India: Narratives and contemporary practices book cover

    Women Architects and Modernism in India

    Narratives and contemporary practices

    By Madhavi Desai

    Studies on architecture in South Asia continue to ignore women in canonical histories of the discipline. This book attempts to recover the stories of the women architects whose careers nearly parallel the development of modernism in colonial and postcolonial India. Writing their experiences into…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26
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    Visual and Media Histories

  • Urban Poverty, Local Governance and Everyday Politics in Mumbai book cover

    Urban Poverty, Local Governance and Everyday Politics in Mumbai

    By Joop de Wit

    This book explores the informal (political) patronage relations between the urban poor and service delivery organisations in Mumbai, India. It examines the conditions of people in the slums and traces the extent to which they are subject to social and political exclusion. Delving into the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04
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    Cities and the Urban Imperative

  • India Migration Report 2016: Gulf migration book cover

    India Migration Report 2016

    Gulf migration

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan

    India Migration Report 2016 discusses migration to the Persian Gulf region. This volume: looks at contemporary labour recruitment and policy, both in India and in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries; explores gender issues in migration to Gulf countries; and brings together the latest…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04
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  • Culture and Emotional Economy of Migration book cover

    Culture and Emotional Economy of Migration

    By Badri Narayan

    This book studies how the act of migration is a motivating constituent in the production of popular culture in both the homeland and the destination. It looks at the formations of cultures in the process of identity-making of approximately 200 million Indians scattered across the world, from…

    Hardback – 2016-09-20
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  • Dalits: Past, present and future book cover

    Dalits

    Past, present and future

    By Anand Teltumbde

    This book is a comprehensive introduction to dalits in India (who comprise over one-sixth of the country’s population) from the origins of caste system to the present day. Despite a plethora of provisions for affirmative action in the Indian Constitution, dalits are largely excluded from the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24
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  • Language Policy and Education in India: Documents, contexts and debates book cover

    Language Policy and Education in India

    Documents, contexts and debates

    Edited by M. Sridhar, Sunita Mishra

    This book presents a history of English and development of language education in modern India. It explores the role of language in colonial attempts to establish hegemony, the play of power, and the anxieties in the nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century India. The essays in the volume discuss…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23
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  • Colonialism, Environment and Tribals in South India,1792–1947 book cover

    Colonialism, Environment and Tribals in South India,1792–1947

    By Velayutham Saravanan

    This book offers a bird’s eye view of the economic and environmental history of the Indian peninsula during colonial era. It analyses the nature of colonial land revenue policy, commercialisation of forest resources, consequences of coffee plantations, intrusion into tribal private forests and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23
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  • The Archaeology of Sacred Spaces: The temple in western India, 2nd century BCE–8th century CE book cover

    The Archaeology of Sacred Spaces

    The temple in western India, 2nd century BCE–8th century CE

    By Susan Verma Mishra, Himanshu Prabha Ray

    This volume focuses on the religious shrine in western India as an institution of cultural integration in the period spanning 200 BCE to 800 CE. It presents an analysis of religious architecture at multiple levels, both temporal and spatial, and distinguishes it as a ritual instrument that…

    Hardback – 2016-08-16
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    Archaeology and Religion in South Asia

  • Law and Economics in India: Understanding and practice book cover

    Law and Economics in India

    Understanding and practice

    Edited by Bimal N. Patel, Ranita Nagar, Hiteshkumar Thakkar

    This is one of the first volumes that uses economic tools to analyse and evaluate law and policy in India. Applying economic theories such as incentive analysis, cost–benefit studies, and game theory, the essays in the volume negotiate contentious issues in law including property, contracts, torts,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03
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  • The East India Company, 1600–1857: Essays on Anglo-Indian connection book cover

    The East India Company, 1600–1857

    Essays on Anglo-Indian connection

    Edited by William A. Pettigrew, Mahesh Gopalan

    This book employs a wide range of perspectives to demonstrate how the East India Company facilitated cross-cultural interactions between the English and various groups in South Asia between 1600 to 1857 and how these interactions transformed important features of both British and South Asian…

    Hardback – 2016-07-26
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  • On Moral Law and Quest for Selfhood book cover

    On Moral Law and Quest for Selfhood

    By Mohan Parasain

    This book offers an original intersection of concepts from Immanuel Kant’s moral command ethics and Søren Kierkegaard’s existential ethics. The Kantian formulation of moral law is based on theoretical ground while Kierkegaardian ethics of the quest for selfhood views it as the very act of living.…

    Hardback – 2016-07-26
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  • India Migrations Reader book cover

    India Migrations Reader

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan

    This volume brings together critical and landmark studies in Indian migration. Covers a range of key themes — emigration policy in countries of destination and origin, development and remittances, gender issues, impact of the global financial crisis, conflict, and inclusive growth Looks at…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13
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  • Informal Markets, Livelihood and Politics: Street vendors in urban India book cover

    Informal Markets, Livelihood and Politics

    Street vendors in urban India

    By Debdulal Saha

    Low industrial growth, declining agricultural sector and limited expansion of formal sector employment in India have increasingly forced the poor to take recourse to informal sources of livelihoods. Street vending is one such thriving source of self-employment across cities. This book delves into…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13
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  • Women, Microfinance and the State in Neo-liberal India book cover

    Women, Microfinance and the State in Neo-liberal India

    By K. Kalpana

    This book discusses women-oriented microfinance initiatives in India and their articulation vis-à-vis state developmentalism and contemporary neo-liberal capitalism. It examines how these initiatives encourage economically disadvantaged rural women to make claims upon state-provided microcredit and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-04
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  • Democratic Decentralization in India: Experiences, issues and challenges book cover

    Democratic Decentralization in India

    Experiences, issues and challenges

    Edited by E. Venkatesu

    This book explores experiences, issues and challenges which have emerged since Constitutional status was granted to the local bodies at grassroots level in India in the early 1990s. Among other issues, it focuses on: the contrasting political ideas of Mahatma Gandhi and B. R. Ambedkar on…

    Hardback – 2016-06-15
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  • Ideas and Frameworks of Governing India book cover

    Ideas and Frameworks of Governing India

    By Ranabir Samaddar

    Ideas and Frameworks of Governing India and its companion volume Neo-liberal Strategies of Governing India tell the story of governance in independent India and address the critical question: how is a post-colonial democracy governed? Further, they attempt to understand why the process of governing…

    Hardback – 2016-06-07
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  • Changing Contours of Microfinance in India book cover

    Changing Contours of Microfinance in India

    Edited by Jayadev M., Diatha Krishna Sundar

    This book brings together empirical evidences and theoretical perspectives to provide a comprehensive overview of the microfinance sector in India. The essays in the volume: focus on the application of information and communication technology (ICT) solutions in microfinance institutions to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31
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  • Neo-Liberal Strategies of Governing India book cover

    Neo-Liberal Strategies of Governing India

    By Ranabir Samaddar

    Neo-liberal Strategies of Governing India and its companion volume Ideas and Frameworks of Governing India tell the story of governance in independent India and address the critical question: how is a post-colonial democracy governed? Further, they attempt to understand why the process of governing…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31
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  • Becoming Assamese: Colonialism and New Subjectivities in Northeast India book cover

    Becoming Assamese

    Colonialism and New Subjectivities in Northeast India

    By Madhumita Sengupta

    This book explores the making of colonial Northeast India and offers a new perspective to the study of the Assamese identity in the nineteenth century as a distinctly nineteenth-century cultural phenomenon, not confined to linguistic parameters alone. It studies crucial markers of the self —…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31
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  • Premchand in World Languages: Translation, reception and cinematic representations book cover

    Premchand in World Languages

    Translation, reception and cinematic representations

    Edited by M. Asaduddin

    This volume explores the reception of Premchand’s works and his influence in the perception of India among Western cultures, especially Russian, German, French, Spanish and English. The essays in the collection also take a critical look at multiple translations of the same work (and examine how…

    Hardback – 2016-05-24
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  • Globalisation, Development and Plantation Labour in India book cover

    Globalisation, Development and Plantation Labour in India

    Edited by K. J. Joseph, P. K. Viswanathan

    This book provides a detailed examination of the impact of globalisation on plantation labour, dominated by women labour, in India. The studies presented here highlight the perpetuation of low wages, inferior social status and low human development of workers in this sector and point out the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17
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  • Nature, Culture and Gender: Re-reading the folktale book cover

    Nature, Culture and Gender

    Re-reading the folktale

    By P. Mary Vidya Porselvi

    Folktales in India have been told, heard, read and celebrated for many centuries. In breaking new ground, Indian folktales have been reread and examined in the light of the Mother Earth discourse as it manifests in the lifeworlds of women, nature and language. The book introduces ecofeminist…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25
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  • Women and Disasters in South Asia: Survival, security and development book cover

    Women and Disasters in South Asia

    Survival, security and development

    Edited by Linda Racioppi, Swarna Rajagopalan

    South Asia is one of the most vulnerable areas of an increasingly disaster-impacted world, with cyclones, earthquakes, floods and droughts causing several casualties and disrupting lives and livelihoods every year. Yet the impacts of disasters are not equally distributed across the peoples of the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20
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  • The Himalayas and India–China Relations book cover

    The Himalayas and India–China Relations

    By Devendra Nath Panigrahi

    This book provides a systematic analysis of China's rise to power. It traces the complex contours of its relation with India, with the Himalayas prominently figuring in the discourse. Drawing on myths, legends, classical literature, archival resources and contemporary political and international…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20
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    Nepal and Himalayan Studies

  • Saudi Arabia in a Multipolar World: Changing dynamics book cover

    Saudi Arabia in a Multipolar World

    Changing dynamics

    By Zakir Hussain

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has established itself as the twelfth-largest economy in the world, the largest West Asian economic power, world’s largest oil producer, and a strong and capable force in international politics, particularly in the Sunni Islamic world. However, at present it is at…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20
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  • Women, Health and Public Services in India: Why are states different? book cover

    Women, Health and Public Services in India

    Why are states different?

    By Dipa Sinha

    Why are inter-state differences in human development in India so high? What explains regional patterns where overall the southern region has some of the best human development outcomes in the country while the states in the northern ‘heartland’ have the worst? In addressing these important…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20
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    Critical Political Economy of South Asia

  • Indian Culture and Work Organisations in Transition book cover

    Indian Culture and Work Organisations in Transition

    Edited by Ashish Malik, Vijay Pereira

    This book analyses key theoretical influences on Indian culture in a business context. It shows the interactions between indigenous culture and workplace ethics which is increasingly being populated by multinational corporations. It discusses how the Indian workplace has evolved over time as well…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20
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  • South Asian Islam and British Multiculturalism book cover

    South Asian Islam and British Multiculturalism

    By Amir Ali

    This book analyses South Asian Islam’s engagement with the West, and Britain in particular. It traces the roots of British multiculturalism to South Asia and the Deobandi school of Islam. The work shows how the pattern of interaction that initially emerged between the Deobandi Muslims and the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20
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  • Media and Utopia: History, imagination and technology book cover

    Media and Utopia

    History, imagination and technology

    Edited by Arvind Rajagopal, Anupama Rao

    Collective political projects have become ephemeral and are subject to radical forms of erasure through cooptation, division, redefinition or intimidation in present times. Media and Utopia responds to the resulting crisis of the social by investigating the links between mediation and political…

    Hardback – 2016-04-07
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    Critical Interventions in Theory and Praxis

  • Central Asia: Geopolitics, security and stability book cover

    Central Asia

    Geopolitics, security and stability

    By Ajay Patnaik

    Throughout history, Central Asia has formed an important strategic link between the East and the West and been described as the ‘great pivot’ in the early-twentieth century. This book looks at the relations between the Central Asian states and major external powers. It shows how these nations…

    Hardback – 2016-04-01
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  • Salaam Bollywood: Representations and interpretations book cover

    Salaam Bollywood

    Representations and interpretations

    Edited by Vikrant Kishore, Amit Sarwal, Parichay Patra

    This book traces the journey of popular Hindi cinema from 1913 to contemporary times when Bollywood has evolved as a part of India’s cultural diplomacy. Avoiding a linear, developmental narrative, the book re-examines the developments through the ruptures in the course of cinematic history. The…

    Hardback – 2016-04-01
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  • Armed Forces and Insurgents in Modern Asia book cover

    Armed Forces and Insurgents in Modern Asia

    By Kaushik Roy, Sourish Saha

    This volume traces the historical roots and evolution of insurgencies and counter-insurgencies in modern Asia. Focusing on armed rebellions and use of armed forces by both Western powers and indigenous states from the nineteenth century till present day, the volume unravels the problematic of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-01
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  • The Battlefields of Imphal: The Second World War and North East India book cover

    The Battlefields of Imphal

    The Second World War and North East India

    By Hemant Singh Katoch

    In 1944, the British Fourteenth Army and the Japanese Fifteenth Army clashed around the town of Imphal, Manipur, in North East India in what has since been described as one of the greatest battles of the Second World War. Over 200,000 soldiers from several nations fought in the hills and valley of…

    Hardback – 2016-03-11
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  • The Tamil Separatist War in Sri Lanka book cover

    The Tamil Separatist War in Sri Lanka

    By Channa Wickremesekera

    The complex and long-drawn war between the Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) ended with the defeat of the Tigers in 2009. This book provides a military history of the conflict in tracing its evolution from a battle between a ragtag guerrilla force and a mainly…

    Hardback – 2016-03-07
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